OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

RALEIGH 250

Herb Thomas won the 1954 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Raleigh 250 at Raleigh Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Raleigh Speedway
  • LOCATION: Raleigh
  • LENGTH: 1.000 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $9,150

RACE

  • NUMBER: 14
  • NAME: Raleigh 250
  • DATE: 05-29-1954
  • LAPS / MILES: 250 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 0 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Herb Thomas
  • CAR MAKE: 1954 Hudson
  • AVG SPEED: 73.909
  • START POSITION: 1st
  • LEAD CHANGES: 7
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 1 92 Herb Thomas Hudson Herb Thomas 0 0 0 250 204 Running 2,250
2 - 3 Dick Rathman Hudson Pure 0 0 0 248 34 Running 1,175
3 - 14 Hershel McGriff Oldsmobile Frank Christian 0 0 0 246 0 Running 800
4 - 42 Lee Petty Dodge Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 244 0 Running 700
5 - 80 Jimmie Lewallen Mercury George Hutchens 0 0 0 241 0 Running 600
6 16 23 Al Keller Hudson George Miller 0 0 0 240 0 Running 525
7 - 24 Ray Duhigg Plymouth J.O. Goode 0 0 0 236 0 Running 450
8 - 1 Elton Hildreth Nash Hildreth Motors 0 0 0 235 0 Running 350
9 2 88 Buck Baker Oldsmobile Ernest Woods 0 0 0 233 2 Engine 250
10 - 2 Bill Blair Hudson Bill Blair 0 0 0 231 0 Running 200
11 - 6 Ralph Liguori Dodge Ralph Liguori 0 0 0 230 0 Running 150
12 - 61 Slick Smith Hudson -- 0 0 0 225 0 Running 150
13 - 11 Eddie Riker Oldsmobile -- 0 0 0 223 0 Running 100
14 - 120 Russ Hepler Hudson Walt Chapman 0 0 0 221 0 Running 100
15 - 4 Charlie Cregar Plymouth -- 0 0 0 221 0 Running 100
16 - 126 Dave Terrell Dodge Dave Terrell 0 0 0 219 0 Running 100
17 - 100 Blackie Pitt Plymouth Gary Drake 0 0 0 218 0 Running 100
18 - 93 Ted Chamberlain Plymouth Ted Chamberlain 0 0 0 212 0 Running 100
19 - 52 Walt Flinchum Plymouth -- 0 0 0 195 0 Running 100
20 - 25 Fireball Roberts Oldsmobile Leland Colvin 0 0 0 181 0 Rf hub 100
21 - 13 Joel Million Oldsmobile Ernest Woods 0 0 0 179 0 Running 50
22 35 44 Curtis Turner Oldsmobile Elmer Brooks 0 0 0 160 10 Driveshaft 50
23 - 21 Laird Bruner Oldsmobile Carmen Amica 0 0 0 135 0 Bearing 50
24 - 71 Fred Dove Chevrolet Fred Dove 0 0 0 132 0 Spindle 50
25 - 28 Eddie Skinner Oldsmobile Frank Dodge 0 0 0 104 0 Ignition 50
26 - 108 Arden Mounts Hudson Gene Comstock 0 0 0 90 0 Crash 50
27 - 12 Speedy Thompson Oldsmobile Buckshot Morris 0 0 0 86 0 Engine 50
28 - 87 Jim Paschal Oldsmobile Griffin Motors 0 0 0 72 0 Brakes 50
29 - 31 Donald Thomas Hudson Blue Crown 0 0 0 66 0 Bearings 50
30 - 98 Jim Clark Oldsmobile -- 0 0 0 62 0 Overheating 50
31 - 97 Clarence Burch Willys -- 0 0 0 58 0 Rear end 50
32 - 48 Cliff Wood Hudson -- 0 0 0 51 0 Brakes 50
33 - 82 Joe Eubanks Hudson Oates Motor Co. 0 0 0 23 0 Piston 50
34 - 103 Clyde Minter Mercury Ken Pace 0 0 0 15 0 Gasket 50
35 - 47 Harvey Eakin Nash Harvey Eakin 0 0 0 5 0 Bearing 50